The amazing Australian video games of 2023 and beyond

Posted on February 4, 2023

Discover 80+ Australian-made video games releasing in 2023 and beyond. The Australian indie game scene is thriving, with a range of talented developers creating amazing games.

Check out our latest podcast below where we talk about these outstanding local games and studios, with even a few guest appearances from the developers!


We’ve included only upcoming games with trailers to ensure we have something to show. Because we’ve included all these great videos, please give the webpage a moment to properly load so you can click and play each trailer.

Are you an Australian developer or studio with a game in the works? Send us an email at [email protected] about what you’re making!

A Halloween Valentine

Release date: “Coming Soon”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Things For HumansBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Website | Steam | Twitter

“A Halloween Valentine is a puzzle-adventure pop album set in a haunted amusement park on Valentine’s Day. Solve logic puzzles while bopping along to original songs with lyrics to find the way back to the love of your life!

Acid Knife

Release date: “Coming Soon”Platforms: PCDeveloper: PowerhoofBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“Battle Death Centipedes in the melting psychedelic void. Slower, more intentional side-scrolling combat, with an emphasis on positioning and improvisation.”


Release date: “31 October 2023”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Kutamo StudiosBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“AfterTheCloud is a Post-Apocalyptic RPG set in 2050. After a pandemic decimated the world, destroying businesses and governments, conflict, hatred and fear increased year after year.”

Age of Darkness: Final Stand

Release date: Available in Early Access, full release TBAPlatforms: PCDeveloper: PlaySideBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“Age of Darkness: Final Stand is a dark fantasy survival RTS where you must illuminate, build and defend humanity’s last bastion against hordes of Nightmares. Set in the remnants of a kingdom consumed by a deadly fog, you decide. Will you hide in the light? Or take back your world.”


Release date: “Coming Soon”Platforms: PC, SwitchDeveloper: Vivink StudiosBased in: AustraliaLinks: Steam | Website | Twitter

“A hand-drawn, 2D platformer following the breathtaking story of an endangered red panda, named Ailuri. Climb, explore and survive the intricate levels while trying to defeat enemies to restore balance of life in the world.”


Release date: “Q1 2023”Platforms: PCDeveloper: ub4qBased in: Canberra (Ngambri/Ngunnawal)Links: Website | Steam | Twitter

“Journey across the country to take down a tyrant. Befriend, betray, woo or wingman your party members. Decide who you want to be. And maybe, just maybe: make it out of this one alive.

Amberial Dreams

Release date: Available in Early Access, full release “late 2023”Platforms: PCDeveloper: lumoramaBased in: Sydney (Warrang)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“The hit series returns! Roll and bounce in this jumpless precision platformer for all skill levels. Play through an eerie campaign, best the wicked difficulty, or create your own levels to share with the world!”

Bears In Space

Release date: “2023”
Platforms: PC
Developer: Broadside Games
Based in: Brisbane (Meanjin)
Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“Dive headfirst into danger with nothing but your wits, tools and an abundance of weapons as you bring the bullet hell carnage to the oil thirsty Robot Scourge!”

Beyond the Veil

Release date: “Coming Soon”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Sun’s Shadow StudiosBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Steam | Twitter

“Beyond the Veil is a text-based horror game, with a focus on character-driven storytelling. Drawing on the rich history of New Orleans, the choices you make will not only alter the story, but also the personality of the protagonist.”

Bilkins’ Folly

Release date: “TBA”Platforms: PCDeveloper: WebbysoftBased in: Hobart (Nipaluna)Links: Steam | Twitter

“Percy’s on a quest to find his missing relatives, and he needs your help! Join him and his beloved dog Drayton as they adventure through a series of unusual islands, solve puzzles to uncover valuable treasure, and bring to light the foreboding family secret buried beneath it all.”

Bits & Bops

Release date: “TBA”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Tempo Lab GamesBased in: Sydney (Warrang)Links: WebsiteSteam | Twitter

“Bits & Bops is a collection of original rhythm mini-games. Featuring over 20 mini-games filled with catchy music, snappy gameplay and gorgeous, hand-drawn animation, Bits & Bops is sure to brighten your day.”

Blob Person

Release date: “Coming Soon”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Inverted GamesBased in: South Australia (Tarndanya)Links: Steam | Twitter

“An adventurous Blob Person is transported to a simulacrum of his own world. An enigmatic entity follows their every move. How did Blob Person get here? and why? Solve puzzles and overcome obstacles to uncover the truth of this strange place and escape.”


Release date: “TBA”Platforms: PC, SwitchDeveloper: Mellow GamesBased in: Born in Brisbane (Meanjin)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“Go on a journey through a woman’s mind from birth to death in this emotional story platformer. Climb the Tower of Life and gather the pieces of Blueberry’s shattered memories, find the missing ones and unravel the mystery of her trauma.”

Box Knight

Release date: “Coming Soon”
Platforms: PC
Developer: We Made A Thing Studios
Based in: Adelaide (Tarndanya)
Links: Steam | Website Twitter

“A funny, silly and irreverent action RPG roguelike. A mix of ‘the Office’ and ‘Lord of the Rings’ with a comic like aesthetic.”

Brimstone Brawlers

Release date: Available in Early Access, full release TBA
Platforms: PC
Developer: Ategig
Based in: Brisbane (Meanjin)
Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“Grab your friends and head into the chaotic city of Brimstone! This PvP arena brawler will have you mastering an ever-growing roster of peculiar characters with unique MOBA-style abilities. Battle it out in dynamic arenas full of hazards, in both local and online multiplayer.”

Broken Roads

Release date: “July 2023”Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One, SwitchDeveloper: Drop Bear BytesBased in: Torquay (Wadawurrung Country)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“Broken Roads is a narrative-driven RPG that brings exploration, strategic turn-based combat and meaningful philosophical choices to an all-new Australian post-apocalyptic setting.”

Call of the Golden Valley

Release date: “TBA”
Platforms: PC
Developer: O’Saurus Studios
Based in: Melbourne (Naarm)
Links: Website | Steam | Twitter

“Call of the Golden Valley is an Australian, female-protagonist, narrative detective game. Explore Australia, uncover clues, make deductions, and untangle fact from fiction to find your missing friend.“


Release date: “2023”
Platforms: PC
Developer: Spitfire Interactive
Based in: Brisbane (Meanjin)
Links: Website | Steam | Trailer

“Superheroes clash in this turn based strategy game. Recruit, train, and deploy your team in order to take back the city from the villains that hold it hostage.“


Release date: “Coming Soon”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Jordan Mochi, Catchweight StudioBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“During the First World War, a lone French soldier must navigate twisted trenches, scavenge for limited supplies and solve complex puzzles – all whilst fighting for survival in the midst of mankind’s most brutal and horrifying conflict. CONSCRIPT is a new take on classic survival horror.”


Release date: “Coming soon”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Spoonful Of WonderBased in: Sydney (Warrang)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter | Trailer

“A wholesome, narrative-driven game about rejection, belonging and the true meaning of home. It follows the story of a newly adopted shelter cat who becomes the victim of an elaborate plan when a jealous, stray copycat steals her place in the household.”


Release date: “TBA”Platforms: PCDeveloper: We Have Always Lived In The ForestBased in: AustraliaLinks: Website | Twitter

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Dead Static Drive

Release date: “TBA”Platforms: PC, Xbox OneDeveloper: ReubenBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“Grand Theft Cthulhu. Dead Static Drive is a horror survival adventure. You’re on the road. The world begins to fall apart in front of you. Your friendships will make every bit of difference as order collapses and the people you meet fight for their own survival.”

Diets & Deities

Release date: “2023”Platforms: PC, iOS, AndroidDeveloper: y Larrikin Interactive Based in: Darwin (Garramilla)Links: Website | Twitter

Food and music are the essence of life… At least that’s how things used to be. Now the world is a gentrified husk, sucked of its diversity and left to wallow in its smashed avo and vanilla soy latte.


Release date: Available in Early Access, full release TBAPlatforms: PCDeveloper: James BendonBased in: Brisbane (Meanjin)Links: Website | Steam | Twitter

“G’Day! Get ready to start a new fair Dinkum life and build your new home out in the bush. Explore tropical eucalyptus forests, scorching deserts and cool billabongs on an Island inspired by the wild Australian outback. Take care of giant wombats, play with friends and get ready for a ripper time!”


Release date: “Coming Soon”Platforms: PC, Xbox, PlayStation, SwitchDeveloper: emergeWorldsBased in: Brisbane (Meanjin)Links: Website | Steam | Twitter

“Discover the world of Dros, a dark fairy-tale about two unlikely heroes stuck with each other. Dros is a 3D puzzle platformer coming soon to PC and consoles.”

Dryft City Kyngs

Release date: “2023”Platforms: PCDeveloper: magicdweedooBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Website | Steam | Twitter

“Work, race, explore, chill, repeat. Become the ultimate Dryft Racer in a colourful 2D punk-cartoon world based on a very near-future Melbourne!”

Every Hue of You

Release date: “20 June 2023”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Cactus Jam GamesBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Steam |Twitter

“Every Hue of You is a visual novel where you play as Twyla, a young jeweller who discovers she has the ability to enchant her creations with the energy of her customers’ emotions.”

Falling Frontier

Release date: “2023”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Stutter Fox StudiosBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Website | Steam |Twitter

“Conquer a vast procedurally generated star system in Falling Frontier, a sci-fi RTS where intel and logistics are decisive factors. Design ships and raid enemy supply lines, lay minefields and construct recon stations, and ambush enemy forces within asteroid fields and nebulae.

Final Profit: A Shop RPG

Release date: “Q1 2023”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Brent ArnoldBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Steam | WebsiteTwitter

“Final Profit is a merchant life-sim RPG that presents a critique of capitalism. Manage your shop, make investments and harsh choices as you explore a story-filled world. All while working towards earning enough coin to take down the corrupt Bureau of Business!”

FrankenStorm TD

Release date: “To be announced”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Doodad GamesBased in: Sydney (Warrang)Links: Website | Steam | Twitter

“Frankenstorm is a high-energy roguelite tower defense. You are a humble scientist, besieged by endless hordes of angry peasants. Salvage parts to build towers, set traps, acquire upgrades and construct an elaborate maze. Be vigilant or these wily foes will use your own tricks against you!


Release date: “2023”Platforms: PCDeveloper: ARCH REBELSBased in: Perth (Boorloo)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“GHOST CAM is a spooky exploratory VR and PC game where you search for ghosts – at your own risk… Discover how good you are at finding ghosts, figuring out clues and uncovering the story – if you can survive the multiple endings.”


Release date: “2023”Platforms: iOSDeveloper: Studio FollyBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Website | Twitter

“Gubbins is a friendly puzzle game where you place tiles to construct words, with the help and hindrance from weird little pals called Gubbins. Minimalist typography alongside mischievous cartoons serve as a kooky canvas for moreish wordplay. It’s essentially Solitaire meets Scrabble with hilarious friends wreaking havoc.

Hollow Hero

Release date: “Coming soon”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Toybox Games StudiosBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Website | Steam |Twitter

“Primordials Legends: Hollow Hero tells the tale of Brunt, an anthropomorphic wombat on her first adventure in the fantasy world, Eridal. Embark on this epic 3rd person action-filled adventure, uncover how this world came to be, and meet new legends that will help shape the future of Eridal!

Hollow Knight: Silksong

Release date: “TBA”Platforms: PC, SwitchDeveloper: Team CherryBased in: Adelaide (Tarndanya)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“Discover a vast, haunted kingdom in Hollow Knight: Silksong! The sequel to the award winning action-adventure. Explore, fight and survive as you ascend to the peak of a land ruled by silk and song.”


Release date: “Coming Soon”Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One, SwitchDeveloper: DragonBear StudiosBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Steam | Website Twitter

“Run a Magical Inn with friends! Yarrul’s family Inn has been stolen by an evil wizard! To reclaim your family’s legacy, team up with friends, manage your inn, brew potions, cook, and fight in a magical co-op inn adventure for 1-4 players.”

Janet DeMornay Is A Slumlord (and a witch)

Release date: “2023”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Fuzzy GhostBased in: Sydney (Warrang)Links: Website | SteamTwitter

“Janet DeMornay is just a normal home-owner-landlord. She has a right to know what the tenants get up to in HER house. It just makes sense that she’s watching them. Haunting them, even.

Joon Shining

Release date: 17 February 2003Platforms: PCDeveloper: Orchid of RedemptionBased in: Adelaide (Tarndanya)Links: SteamTwitter

“Master the elements. Explore mystical worlds. Harness ancient powers. Joon Shining is an enchanted golf-like platformer with a fantasy twist. Use magic to bend physics, influence the environment, and make impossible shots.”

Jumplight Odyssey

Release date: “2023”Platforms: PCDeveloper: League of GeeksBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Website | Steam | Twitter

“Keep hope alive on your adventure to the mythical Forever Star! Gather survivors, repair and build out your starship, brave black holes, and fend off attacks, all while managing the daily soap opera of your colorful crew.

Kendan and the Gem of Eru

Release date: “Early 2023”Platforms: Gameboy Classic, PCDeveloper: Stompy Paws StudiosBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Website | | Instagram

“Dust off your handheld consoles and prepare for an epic adventure. Kendan and the Gem of Eru is a physical release, retro fantasy RPG. Craft, puzzle and battle your way to victory over an ancient evil plaguing the land of Úna. With the help of GB Studio, our incredible 8bit composer Marllon Silva (xDeviruchi) and talented pixel artist Daniel Turner (sonDanielson) we’ve been able to grow the Kendan universe from a 10 year old concept in a sketch pad to a physical release cartridge game.

Kinder World

Release date: Available in Early Access, full release TBAPlatforms: iOS, AndroidDeveloper: Lumi InteractiveBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: WebsiteTwitter

“A mobile game about houseplants, healing, and practicing kindness.”

Knuckle Sandwich

Release date: “Coming Soon”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Andy BrophyBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“Knuckle Sandwich is a turn-based RPG by Andy Brophy. Get a job, beat up some monsters, and solve a mystery that’s plaguing Bright City.”

Legacies: Conservation and Sabotage

Release date: “Coming Soon”Platforms: PC, SwitchDeveloper: Salty Dog StudiosBased in: Perth (Boorloo)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“4-player cooperative stealth / investigation roguelite game where players each pilot submarines and together search for trouble in international waters. But beware as dangers lurk above and deep below. Stealth is encouraged!”

Len’s Island

Release date: Available in Early Access, full release “between late 2023 and early 2024”
Platforms: PCDeveloper: Flow StudioBased in: Brisbane (Meanjin)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“Build, fight, farm and explore. Experience your own path. Whether it’s building the home of your dreams, tending to your crops and watching the sun go down; or explore the mysteries of the Island and the darkness underneath, but you may want to take a sword with you.”

Letters To Arralla

Release date: “TBA”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Little Pink CloudsBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Website | SteamTwitter

“You are a newly recruited mail-turnip delivering letters, parcels and packages to Arralla’s residents. As you soak up the sunny views and meet the interesting townsfolk, you begin to inadvertently help and heal them through the process of kindness, friendship, and express delivery!


Release date: In Early Access, full release TBA 2023
Platforms: PC
Developer: A Few Dragons Studio
Based in: Adelaide (Tarndanya)
Links: Website | Steam | Twitter

“Discover what it is to be a Lightsmith, build up your Lightory, and help the townsfolk of Gloomsdale to turn a fragile settlement into a thriving beacon of hope in a world shrouded in darkness. Because in this dark and gloomy world we must forge our own light…”

LoveSick Darlings

Release date: “2023”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Dimitri OdysseusBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Steam | Twitter

“Make impossible decisions, romance girls, break each others hearts, and form unique bonds through your choices in this immersive game and story! Who will YOU go with to the end-of-year dance?”


Release date: “Coming Soon”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Kristian KebbeBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Steam | Twitter

“Explore unknown lands and fight mythical beasts on a quest to ask the old gods to restore light to your village. Harness light with your sword and bow to cut down your foes, and discover ancient secrets.”

Lucie’s Potager

Release date: “February 2023”Platforms: PC, SwitchDeveloper: Stellar Advent Pty LtdBased in: Adelaide (Tarndanya)Links: Website | Steam | Twitter

“Farm and sell exotic plants with Lucie in this shopkeeping RPG!

Mars First Logistics

Release date: “2023”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Ian MacLartyBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“An open-world physics simulation game. Build mechanised rovers and transport awkwardly shaped cargo across the surface of Mars. Earn funds, unlock new parts, and use your ingenuity to establish a new space colony! Playable solo or in online co-op!”

Metal Heads

Release date: Available in Early Access, full release TBAPlatforms: PCDeveloper: Otreum GamesBased in: AustraliaLinks: Steam | Twitter

“Metal Heads is solo developed, crazy local or online multiplayer party game with head-banging metal music, where up to 8 players compete in mini-games and board game modes with a whole bunch of insane mini-games that are easy to play, but difficult to master.”

Misc. A Tiny Tale

Release date: “Coming Soon”Platforms: PC, SwitchDeveloper: Tinyware GamesBased in: Perth (Boorloo)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“Join Buddy and Bag Boy, two adorable robots made of miscellaneous items, on a heartfelt 3D platforming adventure. Explore a familiar world from a new perspective, lend a hand to robots around you, make a difference by cleaning up mess, and unfold the story of an exciting journey.”


Release date: “Coming in 2023”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Umbrella Party StudiosBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“MISKA is a narrative-driven adventure game with a strong focus on Australian flora and fauna. Rekindle your connection to family and nature through acts of restoration.”

MMORPG Tycoon 2

Release date: Available in Early Access, full release TBAPlatforms: PCDeveloper: VectorStorm Pty LtdBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“MMORPG Tycoon 2 is a single-player world-builder game about creating the greatest MMORPG of all time – yours.”

Moon Corp. Tower Defense

Release date: “2023”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Kite Shield InteractiveBased in: Canberra (Ngambri/Ngunnawal)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“Be the ultimate CEO and military strategist in this genre fusion of strategy and business management. Create your own company, hire employees, research weapon technology, and take control of units on the battlefield to defend the moon against an alien invasion. Aliens down, profits up!”

Moonlight In Garland

Release date: “Coming Soon”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Winters Group EstateBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“A cozy open-ended life sim about finding your feet in the big city. Decorate your apartment, make new friends, grow too many houseplants and love your city life!”

Moving Out 2

Release date: “Coming soon”Platforms: PC, Xbox, PlayStation, SwitchDeveloper: SMG StudioBased in: Sydney (Warrang) & Melbourne (Naarm)Links:  Website | Steam | Twitter

“Moving Out is back and wackier than ever, and now with ONLINE PLAY! Return to Packmore and use your moving skills across brand new dimensions and some old favourites. Help rebuild Smooth Moves and become an all-star F.A.R.T. (Furniture Arrangement & Relocation Technician)!”

My Mad Scientist Roommate Turned Me Into Her Personal Robotic Battle Maiden?!?

Release date: Currently in Early Access, full release TBAPlatforms: PCDeveloper: Lached Up GamesBased in: Sydney (Warrang)Links: Steam | Twitter

“After being inadvertantly transformed into a robotic battle maiden by their criminally insane roommate, Sam is dragged along on a ridiculous adventure in a dimension full of ravenous monster girls. Will Sam find a way out of this mess and return to their original body? Probably not, but who knows!”


Release date: Out now!Platforms: iOS, AndroidDeveloper: Hungry SkyBased in: Perth (Boorloo)Links: Website | Twitter

“Help cats get to sleep in this adorable puzzle game. Adorable and addictive! Move the cats and cushions so that every kitty is nice and comfy. But there’s a twist! Cats only move left and right, and cushions only move up and down.”

Omi Oh My AI

Release date: “Currently in Early Access, full release TBA”Platforms: PCDeveloper: EverySecond StudioBased in: Perth (Boorloo)Links: Website | Steam | Twitter

“Go on a captchavating adventure and solve over 100 unique puzzles generated by our quirky AI, Omi! Learn to see the world the way AI does with image, word, and number puzzles in this game inspired by AI, the 90’s, and the constant need to prove you’re not a robot.

Partum Artifex

Release date: 27 February 2023Platforms: PCDeveloper: DalaKoala GamesBased in: Adelaide (Tarndanya)Links:  Steam | Twitter

“A first-person atmospheric horror-puzzle game that focuses on the narrative to tie together the gruesome world with creative puzzles. Explore the mind of a twisted serial killer who wants nothing else than to show his work of art as well as tell his story to the world.


Release date: 2 Dec, 2023Platforms: PCDeveloper: Onion Cocktail GamesBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links:  Steam | Twitter

“Use your wit, sarcasm and a general lack of regard for others in this Point-n-Click adventure. Full of bad humour, bizarre decor and a world of inconveniences, with clues hidden in plain sight, problems with unusual solutions and an alt-culture flair.

Phantom Abyss

Release date: Available in Early Access, full release TBAPlatforms: PCDeveloper: Team WIBYBased in: Brisbane (Meanjin)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“Phantom Abyss is a massive asynchronous multiplayer game that casts players into procedurally-generated temples and tasks them with retrieving the sacred relics hidden within deadly chambers.”

Project: Nightlight

Release date: “Q1 2023”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Fringe RealitiesBased in: Adelaide (Tarndanya)Links:  Website | Steam | Twitter

“Project: Nighlight is a VR survival horror game with a focus on immersive atmospheres. To survive the night you will need to solve puzzles and face the unseen horrors in the dark by using your wits and what little resources you can find. Will you be able to bring back order, or succumb to the chaos?

Repella Fella

Release date: 2023Platforms: PCDeveloper: MisadventurousBased in: Sydney (Warrang)Links: Website | Steam | Twitter

“Set in a future, post-apocalyptic Australia, Repella Fella is an interactive, branching, cinematic adventure. Shoot, stab, lie or maim your way through each problem as it presents itself. Lend a hand or chop one off, the choice is yours.

Rooftop Renegade

Release date: 17 February 2023Platforms: PC, Xbox, PlayStation, SwitchDeveloper: Melonhead GamesBased in: South Australia (Tarndanya)Links: Website | Steam | Twitter

“Power up your hoverblades in this speedrunning platformer! Weave through futuristic cities making split second pathing decisions. Boost through constant bombardment and dangerous hazards. Go it alone or bring up to 3 friends for local multiplayer mayhem.

Samurai Unicorn

Release date: TBAPlatforms: PCDeveloper: Its Got StealthBased in: Sydney (Warrang)Links: Website | Twitter

“Set in the sprawling city of Sydney3, Klo and Unicorn must battle the rising threat of the Dream Eaters, while navigating the corporate bureaucracy of the dangerous Goliath Megacorporation. Independently produced and developed by Its Got Stealth, Samurai Unicorn is an action game that lovingly evokes PS1-era graphics to create a world that is instantly nostalgic, but ready to explore contemporary stories.”

Solium Infernum

Release date: “Coming Soon”Platforms: PCDeveloper: League of GeeksBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Website | Steam | Twitter

“Take the Infernal Throne in this hellish turn-based grand strategy game. The Prince of Darkness has vanished, leaving Archfiends to conspire: muster your legions while intoning dark sorceries, devilish schemes, and machiavellian plots. Who will be the new ruler of Hell and ascend the Throne?

Spies & Soldiers

Release date: “Coming Soon”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Ghostbat GamesBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“A game of strategy and subterfuge that plays out across watercolor maps of a procedurally generated kingdom. Go head-to-head in turn-based conflicts as your empire expands across each new world, but while your soldiers’ swords may conquer the land, your hidden spies could win you the game.”

Spin Rhythm XD

Release date: Available in Early Access, full release TBAPlatforms: PC, SwitchDeveloper: Super Spin DigitalBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“Enter the Rhythm Dimension. Match colours and beats as you spin, tap, flick and flow through the juiciest beats in the universe.”


Release date: TBAPlatforms: TBADeveloper: David ChenBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: WebsiteTwitter

“A spirited adventure game about a lost child who falls down a well into a world of spirits.

Super Auto Battlemon

Release date: “Coming soon”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Dino RocketBased in: Sydney (Warrang)Links: Steam | Twitter | Trailer

“Super Auto Battlemon is a Monster Taming Auto Battler with Roguelike elements. Fight, collect, upgrade and evolve Battlemon to build your ultimate team. Discover different synergies to unleash wicked combos on powerful bosses. Over 100+ Battlemon to catch and build your dream team with.

Surf Club

Release date: “TBA”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Olivia HainesBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Website | Twitter

“Join a young woman named Holly as she returns to her coastal hometown in the hopes of rekindling an old relationship”

Stray Gods

Release date: “TBA”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Summerfall StudiosBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: SteamWebsite | Twitter

“Gods. Romance. Murder. Musical Numbers?! Change fate with your choices in this interactive roleplaying musical. Play as Grace in a world where Greek Gods live in hiding. Draw friends, foes & lovers into song using your powers of musical persuasion to unravel the mystery of the Last Muse’s death.”

Swords and Sandals Immortals

Release date: “Currently available in Early Access, Full Release February 2023”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Whiskeybarrel StudiosBased in: Sydney (Warrang)Links: SteamTwitter  | Trailer

“Gladiator! Grab your sword, equip your sandals and take on the world in multiplayer Swords and Sandals! Brutal turn-based combat where gladiators can lose limbs, wield guitars and yell so loudly enemy heads will fall off. This is the most fun you’ll ever have in the arena!”

Tech Hunter

Release date: TBAPlatforms: PCDeveloper: Split SymmetryBased in: Adelaide (Tarndanya)Links: Website | Twitter

“Find alien technology and upgrade your fleet of drones to escape an uncharted planet in Tech Hunter!”

TFC: The Fertile Crescent

Release date: Available in Early Access, full release TBAPlatforms: PCDeveloper: Wield InteractiveBased in: Brisbane (Meanjin)Links: | SteamTwitter

“Classic base-building RTS with modern twists. Expand, gather food and fight for survival in the Near East Bronze Age era. Hunger is as much a danger as enemies, but a full granary is the best ally during conquest.

The Drifter

Release date: “When It’s Done”Platforms: PC (Switch and other platforms TBC)Developer: PowerhoofBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“A Pulp Adventure Thriller – A drifter, murdered, finds himself alive again seconds before his death. Struggling to maintain his sanity, can he unravel the conspiracy surrounding his condition and those hunting him?”

The Dungeon Experience

Release date: “To be announced”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Jacob Janerka & Simon BoxerBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“Visit The Dungeon Experience! A thrilling world of high fantasy run by me, a level 1 mud-crab turned entrepreneur. Put your real world responsibilities on hold with a first-person guided adventure to achieve financial freedom and uncover the secrets of the mindhole.”

The Godfeather

Release date: “Coming Soon!”Platforms: PC, MobileDeveloper: Hojo StudioBased in: Sydney (Warrang)Links: Website | Steam |Twitter

“A mafia pigeon roguelike saga full of danger, adventure and poop! Join the pigeon underworld. Take back the old neighbourhood. Become The Godfeather.

The Last Exterminator

Release date: “Coming soon”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Ironworks GamesBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Website | Steam | Twitter

“You’re an exterminator. You kill things for a living. When a hostile invasion of alien cockroaches rocks your city, you’ve got a job to do. A high-octane retro-FPS inspired by some of the best games of the 90s.

The Lifetime

Release date: “Coming soon”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Orchid of RedemptionBased in: Adelaide (Tarndanya)Links: Steam | Twitter

“After falling through a void for an entire lifetime, you land in a mysterious underground world, with a mask you can’t remove. All you’re told is that you need to collect time so you can return to your former life back up on the surface. But time moves in mysterious ways down here…

The Ocean Will Have Us All

Release date: “2 Dec 2023”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Moloch MediaBased in: Canberra (Ngambri/Ngunnawal)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“The Ocean Will Have Us All is a first person exploration game.Experience a day in the subatomic life of Moira Leech. Get up, go to work, go home, go back to sleep. Or. Go off the the beaten track! Take charge! Stick your finger in an electrical socket!”

The Plucky Squire

Release date: “2023”Platforms: PCDeveloper: All Possible FuturesBased in: Brisbane (Meanjin)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“Storybook characters discover a three-dimensional world outside the pages of their book and must jump between 2D & 3D realms to save their friends in this charming action-adventure.”

The Sacred Acorn

Release date: “Coming Soon”Platforms: PCDeveloper: A Few DragonsBased in: AustraliaLinks: Steam | Website | Twitter

“Tansira is in peril, and the only one that can save it is you. Play as Ima, an adorably courageous squirrel, and explore a beautiful, mysterious land. Solve puzzles, discover secrets, defeat corrupted enemies, and make strange, cute friends that will guide you on your quest.”

The Wakers

Release date: “Coming soon”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Orchid of RedemptionBased in: AustraliaLinks: Steam |  Twitter

“Great energies are stirring, now it’s time to wake. Revive giant spirits in this playfully mystical puzzle odyssey.”

This Starry Void

Release date: “Coming Soon”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Chironex StudiosBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“A first-person sci-fi dungeon crawler featuring combat, exploration, and existentialism.”

Tinker & Spell

Release date: “Coming Soon”Platforms: PC, SwitchDeveloper: Golden Age StudiosBased in: Adelaide (Tarndanya)Links: SteamTwitter

“Capture elemental spirits to add to your arsenal and uncover the mysteries of a fantasy land in this hand-drawn Creature-Collecting Metroidvania.”

Tiny Troopers: Global Ops

Release date: “Coming Soon”Platforms: PC, ConsolesDeveloper: Epiphany Games, Kukouri Mobile EntertainmentBased in: Sydney (Warrang)Links: WebsiteSteamTwitter

“Attention! Tiny Troopers: Global Ops is a fast-paced arcade twin-stick shooter in which you lead an elite squad of Tiny Troopers on action-packed missions to take down hordes of unscrupulous enemies from all corners of the world!”

TopplePOP: Bungee Blockbusters

Release date: “Coming Soon”Platforms: PCDeveloper: ArkimaBased in: Sydney (Warrang)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“Welcome to the jumble! TopplePOP is a physics puzzle party with bendy animal acrobats on bungee cords for 1-4 players in solo, co-op & PvP. Master precision eSport skills to dominate team battles & racing leaderboards! -Or don’t! With all-ages assist-modes, bouncy couch co-op & chill zen puzzles.”


Release date: “3 Oct 2023”Platforms: PCDeveloper: 15 Minutes of GameBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: Steam | Website | Twitter

“Trash is a co-op open-world survival craft game where you customize your character with crafted forms and abilities. Jump, Glide, Shield or Smash your way around a wild open world, completing puzzling challenge zones and surviving weird and wonderful creatures.”

Vincent the Vampire

Release date: TBAPlatforms: PCDeveloper: Intuit by DesignBased in: Adelaide (Tarndanya)Links: Twitter

“Vincent is a photocopier technician who gets dragged into a war between vampires, cyborgs, werewolves and lawyers. Point, Click and Talk your way to saving the world using Vincent’s amazing hoarding powers.

Way to the Woods

Release date: “Q1 2023”Platforms: PC, XboxDeveloper: onepixel.dogBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: SteamWebsite | Twitter

“A Deer and Fawn must embark on a journey through an abandoned world of the unknown to get home. A third person adventure game solo developed by ant tan. Featuring soundtrack from aivi & surasshu, composers for the show Steven Universe.”

Whacky Golf

Release date: Early Access “Coming Soon”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Cameron DarraghBased in: Brisbane (Meanjin)Links: Steam | Twitter

“Battle your friends in a chaotic game of mini-golf with up to 4 players. Whack and steal to get the lowest score you can. Just watch your back!”


Release date: Currently in Early Access, full release “sometime in the first half of 2023”Platforms: PCDeveloper: TwoPM StudiosBased in: Brisbane (Meanjin)Links: WebsiteSteam | Twitter

“A deckbuilding roguelike, where Chess meets Trading Card Games. Fight in strategic permadeath battles, acquire and upgrade new units, and carve a path to the boss. Challenge the Fae in their annual WizardChess tournament and (if you survive) the Fae Queen herself might just grant your wish.”

Wood & Weather

Release date: “Coming soon”Platforms: PCDeveloper: Paper HouseBased in: Melbourne (Naarm)Links: WebsiteSteam | Twitter | Trailer

“Wood & Weather is a single player god-game set in a wooden toy city. Make friends and control the weather as an ethereal blue hand in a surprising little open world. 🌤 🌦 ⛈ ❄️ ☂️ 🍃”